Parenting, Media, and Everything in Between

Parents' Ultimate Guide to Instagram

Is Instagram safe? How does it work? And what's a "finsta"? Everything parents need to know about this popular image-sharing app.

Parents' Ultimate Guide to Snapchat

Is Snapchat safe for kids? How does it work? And what's with Snapstreaks? Everything curious parents need to know about this ultra-popular app.

Parents' Ultimate Guide to Parental Controls

Do you need parental controls? What are the options? Do they really work? Here's everything you need to know about the wide array of parental control solutions, from OS settings to monitoring apps to network hardware.

How to Set Parental Controls on the Amazon Echo

Follow these step-by-step tips to set limits and add "skills" to make Alexa a little kid-friendlier.

Should I Let My Tween Girl Use Social Media?

Research shows that most girls can thrive online, but those with special vulnerabilities may need extra attention.

6 Ways to Support Kids' Mental Health Right Now

As the pandemic pushes kids' lives even more online, their mental health depends on parental support -- and a lot less anti-tech talk.

Should You Read Your Kid's Texts?

Dos and Don'ts for sneaking a peek at your kid's phone.